CONFEDERATE TOWER CARBINE AND SWORD BAYONET. BILHARZ, HALL AND CO. CONFEDERATE PERCUSSION CARBINE. CONFEDERATE RICHMOND CARBINE CONFEDERATE RICHMOND CARBINE. VIRGINIA MFG. RIFLE CONVERTED FOR USE IN CIVIL WAR From a Firearms Auction in 2001
Civil War Weapons: Produced in 1861 and 1862 at the Springfield Armory in Massachusetts, the Springfield rifle used coiled grooves inside the barrel that spun a .58 caliber Minie Ball accurately up to 400 yards. Rifles such as the Springfield and Enfield changed warfare forever by restricting movement and forcing soldiers to dig into the ground for cover.